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Devonshire House overlooking Green Park in London.

Devonshire House overlooking Green Park in London.

February 2012
Devonshire House in June 2013.

Devonshire House in June 2013.

8. June 2013
View to Devonshire House from Piccadilly.

View to Devonshire House from Piccadilly.

8. June 2013
Devonshire House

Devonshire House

8. June 2013
Terrace on the third floor of Devonshire House

Terrace on the third floor of Devonshire House

Image via www.devonshirehousew1.com 26.08.2015
Devonshire House and Green Park station entrance on Piccadilly

Devonshire House and Green Park station entrance on Piccadilly

23. October 2016

Devonshire House

Address:
1 Mayfair Place, London W1J 8AJ
Type:
Commercial
Completion:
1926
Area:
187,000 sq ft
Viewed:
23228

Description of Devonshire House

Devonshire House is an office building opposite to Green Park in Mayfair, London W1.

Directly above the Green Park tube station with entrance from Piccadilly.

The current building was designed by Thomas Hastings and completed in 1926. Named after the London Mansion of the Dukes of Devonshire that stood on this site.

- Size: 187,000 sq ft (17,400m2)
- Roof terrace on the 3rd floor
- 24h security
- 6x18 person passenger lifts

The nearest underground station is Green Park (Victoria line). The station is right below the building.

History

2013 - Grafton Advisers advised the sale in December 2013 at £410m reflecting £2,223psf, setting a new record price per square foot for an office building in the western world at that time.

1926 - The former house was demolished after WWI and a new building is erected by Holland, Hannen & Cubitts.

1737 - A new Devonshire House is built to the Palladian style designs of William Kent by William Cavendish, third Duke of Devonshire (son of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire).

1733 - The house burns down 16th October 1733.

1696 - William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, acquires the building in 1696 and names it Devonshire House.

1673 - Berkeley House was erected on this site for John, Lord Berkeley of Stratton by Hugh May from 1665 to 1673.

References:
1. Old and New London: Volume 4. Originally published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, 1878; pp273-290 british-history.ac.uk
2. Devonshire House, Wikipedia wikipedia.org

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2016/11/11 09:31

BDG Sparkes Porter is advertising a 2nd-floor open plan 2,892 sq ft (268,78m2) office space to let.

The office space, which is a part of the second floor, benefits from a beautifully designed private terrace.

Contact BDG Sparkes Porter bdgsp.co.uk for availability and detailed information.

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